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April 16, 2007, at 06:09 PM by Paul Badger -
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Parameters:

type: any variable type (e.g. int, float, byte)

variable: any variable or constant

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Parameters:

type: any variable type (e.g. int, float, byte)

variable: any variable or constant

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Note

When casting from a float to an int, the value is truncated not rounded. So both (int) 3.2 and (int) 3.7 are 3.

April 16, 2007, at 04:53 AM by David A. Mellis -
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Description:

The cast operator traslates one variable type into another and forces calculations to be performed in the cast type.

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Description

The cast operator translates one variable type into another and forces calculations to be performed in the cast type.

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[@int i;

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[@ int i;

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f = (float)i * 10

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f = 3.6; i = (int) f; // now i is 3

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Example Code

int x;
float f;


f = i / 2;        // f contains 0 - integer math can't hold fraction
f = (float)i / 2; // f contains .5 - cast forces floating point math on right side of equation

April 16, 2007, at 04:48 AM by David A. Mellis -
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(variableType1)variableType2

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(type)variable

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variableType1: any variable type

variableType2: any variable type

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type: any variable type (e.g. int, float, byte)

variable: any variable or constant

April 15, 2007, at 11:38 PM by Paul Badger -
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April 15, 2007, at 11:36 PM by Paul Badger -
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@]

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April 15, 2007, at 11:35 PM by Paul Badger -
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f = (float)i

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f = (float)i * 10

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f = i / 2; // f contains 0 - integer math can't hold fraction f = (float)i / 2; f contains .5 - cast forces floating point math on right side of equation

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f = i / 2; // f contains 0 - integer math can't hold fraction f = (float)i / 2; // f contains .5 - cast forces floating point math on right side of equation

April 15, 2007, at 11:33 PM by Paul Badger -
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f = i / 2; f = (float)i

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f = i / 2; // f contains 0 - integer math can't hold fraction f = (float)i / 2; f contains .5 - cast forces floating point math on right side of equation

April 15, 2007, at 11:30 PM by Paul Badger -
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(variable type)variable

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(variableType1)variableType2

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[@int x;

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[@int i;

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@]

Parameters:

variableType1: any variable type

variableType2: any variable type

Example Code

[@int x; float f;

f = i / 2; f = (float)i

April 15, 2007, at 11:27 PM by Paul Badger -
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int x;

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[@int x;

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@]

April 15, 2007, at 11:26 PM by Paul Badger -
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Syntax

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Syntax

(variable type)variable

Example

int x; float f;

f = (float)i

April 15, 2007, at 11:19 PM by Paul Badger -
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yntax

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Syntax

April 15, 2007, at 11:19 PM by Paul Badger -
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Cast

Description:

The cast operator traslates one variable type into another and forces calculations to be performed in the cast type.

yntax

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